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Seniors: You’d Have To Be Crazy Not To Travel PDF Print E-mail

To explain that Freudian headline, check a recent article in psychcentral.com. It insists that travel can actually improve your mental health. As examples, it offers colorful word pictures of various upbeat world spots in Italy, France and New England.

Just arriving at a fun destination and being there, the article continues, gives the traveler a sense of excitement, comfort and self-satisfaction. We heartily agree, because the old saying that travel is (mentally) broadening always rings true.

While on the go, we learn new things, meet new people, see new sights and, maybe the best benefit, we tend to forget our everyday troubles lurking back home. That, in the case of most seniors, includes the always present specter of growing old.

Therefore, there’s no better time than now to get up off that couch and into your car, up in the air, aboard a cruise ship and/or into the surf at the nearest beach!

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